[TUHS] VCF East
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed May 8 02:32:24 AEST 2019
> From: "John P. Linderman"
> Brian interviewing Ken
Ah, thanks for that. I had intended going (since I've never met Ken), but
alas, my daughter's family had previously scheduled to visit that weekend, so
I couldn't go.
The 'grep' story was amusing, but historically, probably the most valuable
thing was the detail on the origins of B - DMR's paper on early C ("The
Development of the C Language") mentions the FORTRAN, but doesn't give the
detail on why that got canned, and B appeared instead.
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